We support the best in the outdoor leisure industry!

The Leisure and Outdoor Furniture Association is a pro active organisation representing the very best brands within the UK gardening industry, all adhering to the LOFA Code of Practice. Established in 1967, our goal is to support and promote the commercial trading and industrial interests of its members. LOFA members offer a variety of products ranging from garden furniture, barbecues, fire pits, chimeneas and associated accessories which can be purchased in stores or online from major retailers worldwide.

What is LOFA

LOFA offers a range of services and support to its members, its primary aim as a professional trade association it to work with its members to develop good working practices, a respect for the environment and to provide consumers with up to date information on lifestyle products for the garden.

LOFA's goal is to make every member feel supported, informed and inspired.

Meet the Team

Run by a team of two enthusiastic professionals, and governed by a council of ten members, LOFA is funded by yearly membership subscriptions.

The LOFA council is made up of volunteer representatives from member companies, who meet throughout the year to ensure the association continues to deliver value for money for its members and focuses on industry relevant initiatives. New council members are voted in by the membership each year at the AGM, together with a number of key honorary roles If you are interested in becoming a LOFA council member or would like to receive a copy of our Articles of Association, please contact the LOFA office.

Steve Millington LOFA Chairman Steve Millington Chairman Steve of Tom Chambers
Alwyn Williams LOFA Vice Chairman Alwyn Williams Vice Chairman Alwyn of Zest Outdoor Living
Gina Hinde, LOFA General Manager Gina Hinde General Manager Gina - day to day manager of LOFA
Sam Potter LOFA Accounts and Admin Support Sam Potter LOFA Accounts Admin Sam is our Accounts Admin & Support
Hannah Brown LOFA Board Member Hannah Brown Board Member Hannah of Daro Ltd
Tim Pennell Board Member Tim of Bramblecrest
Julian Windsor LOFA Board Member Julian Windsor Board Member Julian of Supremo
Stephen Davies LOFA Board Member Stephen Davies Board Member Stephen of Southsea Deckchairs
Chris Newman LOFA Board Member Chris Newman Board Member Chris of 4 Seasons Outdoor UK
Luke Hopkins LOFA Board Member Luke Hopkins Board Member Luke of Char-Broil
Andrew Hutchinson LOFA Board Member Andrew Hutchinson Board Member Andrew of Pacific Lifestyle